By Patrick Luganda
Super Computers enable scientists observing and studying the atmosphere to make important discoveries and interpretations on vast amounts of data that is collected regarding the performance of various elements in the atmosphere.
Through collection of this data, the past, present and likely performance of the weather and climate in future can be predicted.
By Strive Masiyiwa,
For most people, the notion of a hero conjures up images of brave individuals risking their lives for others, or “superheroes” from comic books or films, armed with supernatural powers. But what Africa needs, each and every day, are heroes of a different sort – “action heroes” with ideas and vision, ready to respond to challenges that could determine the fate of a continent with a land mass larger than the United States, Western Europe, China and India combined. This is a lot of land, with a lot of potential.
Science published a special section on “ Forest in Flux” with a number of papers on the role forests in climate mitigation. You can find the perspective paper “Managing Forests for Climate Change Mitigation” in the following link, along with other information on global carbon trends.